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Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
do outside the u.s. >> reporter: anheuser-busch inbev offered to sell of it's interest in an importing arm to constellation brands and make the company the sole importer of corona beer for ten years. but the justice department says that solution does not go far enough. darren gersh, "n.b.r.," washington. >> susie: on wall street today, stocks finished lower on mixed news about the economy, and worries about tomorrow's important jobs report. jobless claims rose by 38,000, more than expected. consumer spending rose slightly in december, as personal income climbed 2.6%, the highest increase in eight years, on this last trading day of january, the dow lost almost 50 points, the nasdaq was unchanged, and the s&p fell about four points. despite the sell off today january was a strong month for stocks. the dow surged 6%, its best january since 1994. a 4% gain on the nasdaq, and the s&p jumped 5%. on wall street, they say a big january for stocks usually means a big year as well, it's called the "january barometer." if stocks follow history, they could be up by 20% or more. will that
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
the u.s. embassy in turkey's capital was an "act of terror," said a white house spokesman today. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the deadly blast from a reporter on the scene in ankara. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner reports on a widening divide between israelis and palestinians after more than a decade of starts and stops in peace talks. >> warner: thousands of israeli shoppers used to drive up this road to take advantage of the bargains in the palestinian shops just ahead. the popular shopping district has become a virtual ghost town. >> brown: secretary of state hillary clinton logged nearly a million miles visiting more than 100 countries in the last four years. ray suarez examines her legacy. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a preview of sunday's big game. npr's mike pesca joins us from new orleans, site of super bowl xlvii. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by:
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Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
. suzanne pratt has more. >> reporter: stuck in neutral. that seems to be the best cliche for the u.s. job market, right now. the nation's unemployment rate has been lurking just around 8% for the last six months. and, the number of news jobs created is barely keeping pace with population growth. still, some economists think the latest labor data is encouraging. >> when we look at the number of jobs being created even though it was a tad below expectations, it was still a healthy number that should continue to help the economy. >> reporter: the main reason for optimism: those positive revisions to november and december jobs data. it turns out, the government underestimated how many positions were added by 127,000. it was that miscount that helped push the dow over 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. and, at 14,000 the blue-chip index is about 150 to 200 points away from its all-time high. market pros like wayne kaufman predict new highs for stocks in coming weeks. >> many investors, retail investors, individual investors are reaching the point of recognition where they no lo
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Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
technology industry. >> susie: the u.s. government wants as much as $5 billion from standard and poors, officially accusing the credit ratings agency of fraud during the housing boom. >> tom: and earnings from a trio of consumer stocks finds us spending money on eating out and watching tv. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." >> tom: a bold new chapter for computer maker dell was opened today. michael dell said today he's taking the company he founded almost 30 years ago private. it's a $24.5 billion deal offering dell investors $13.65 per share. now, at one point, dell was the largest p.c. maker in the world, boasting market capitalization of more than $100 billion. now, it sits behind apple hewlett packard and lenovo valued a fifth of what it once was. ruben ramirez begins are coverage. >> reporter: michael dell admits he missed the consumer shift away from the p.c. to tablets and smartphones, but today's announcement his company is going private doesn't necessary address how dell is going to try to capture those markets. >> they want to continue to be a hardware player, but t
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
california through the u.s./mexico border and through nevada and the latest search has been up in the snowy part of the community with officers following foottracks tracks but so far he's still on the loose. police say helicopters equipped with infrared light searched through the night for christopher dorner. they say he's now hunting his former colleagues. >> the streets will be full of patrol cars. >> reporter: the heaviest search is taking place in the mountain community of big bare, california. dorner's burned out truck was found there thursday afternoon and a door-to-door search is under way. >> we're going to head back down closer to where we live and keep our family safe. >> reporter: dorner posted a manifesto on his facebook page where he vowed to get revenge for being fired in 2009. >> dorner is considered to be armed and extremely dangerous. >> reporter: outside lapd headquarters officers here are taking the unusual step of patrolling their own headquarters in case dorner attacks. >> he knows what he's doing. we trained him. he was also a member of the armed forces. >> reporter: p
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Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
valentine's day marriage of sorts. american airlines and u.s. airways are merging to make one mega air carriers. >> cheaper mac book pros. how much apple is lowering the price and why. >> it's shaping up to be a beautiful day to bask in sunshine and celebrate love. a more complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija and first warning weather with marty bass and meteorologist tim williams. it's wjz, mayo road. >>> it is sunny and 43 degrees. your comb -- complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways are merging. the boards of the two air carriers agreed last night. they will create the largest airlines in the world. the new company will keep the american airlines name and the ceo of u.s. airways will run it. >>> the sheriff in california said his deputies did not intentionally burn down a cabin that christopher dorner was in. he said the take i can was to drive dorner out not set the cabin on fire. authorities believe dorner died in that blaze but a forensic investig
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
way. but hope springs eternal. >> pelley: but they weren't counting on hope at u.s. immigration and customs enforcement today. with more on that release of illegal immigrants, we turn now to elaine quijano. elaine? >> reporter: scott, the jail behind me is one of the facilities were a number of detainees are believed to have been released. an immigration official describes the detainees as noncriminals. homeland security secretary janet napolitano suggested yesterday that drastic action might be necessary. >> all i can say is, you know look we're doing our very best to minimize the impacts of sequester, but there's only so much i can do. i'm supposed to have 34,000 detention beds for immigration. how do i pay for those? >> reporter: a statement a spokesman for u.s. immigrations and customs enforcement said: one immigration advocate tells cbs news he knows of at least 12 states where detainees have been released. u.s. immigration and customs enforcement declined to comment on specifics. and, scott, illegal immigrants on supervised release can be required to wear electronic tracking d
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
baltimore. right now the u.s. olympic committee is looking for potential sites. according to the baltimore sun the committee is showing interest in 35 cities nationwide including charm city. baltimore made an unsuccessful bid to cohost the 2012 summer olympics. >>> ravens fans should be repaired to dig a little deeper into their pockets to see a game. ticket prices are going up 10%. it's the first time they've raised in 4 years and say it's in no way related to their sub -- super bowl win. >>> new details are released about an explosion in kansas city. the latest coming up. >> the sill ver lining play book, did you love the movie? find out how you can own a piece of the oscar-nominated film. >> a mixture of sun and clouds. meteorologist beltway will be et -- meteorologist bernadette woods will be back with our first warning weather forecast. >>> wjz will continue with don scott, jessica kartalija marty bass >>> it's mostly cloudy, 32 degrees in central maryland. your complete first warning weather forecast is coming up >>> the mayor o kansas city cede search crews found a body in the resta
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
constitutes a threat to u.s. national security and to international peace and security. north korea has been warning for weeks that it was about to test its nuclear arsenal. on tuesday morning it exploded a bomb in a facility one kilometer underground near the same location of its nuclear test in 2006 and 2009. >> there is concern that they could come up with a delivery system for their nuclear weapons. >> reporter: last week the u.s. and south korean navies launched military drills in the region as a show of force. north korea's test demonstrates a significant split from its main patron, china. recently beijing warned leader kim jong-un against any weapons tests. >> they've said publicly that there would be real consequences for north korea. what those consequences are we have to see, but i suspect it's going to be more than an angry lettered. >> reporter: china is one of the few countries supporting north korea's fragile economy and could respond by cutting financial aid. this latest test may provide evidence of the strength of north korea's nuclear arsenal. >> if this is a uranium enrichm
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
olympics. right now the u.s. olympic committee is looking for potential seattles for the 2024 games. according to the media partner, the committee is showing interest in 35 cities nationwide including baltimore. they made an unsuccessful bid to cohost the 2012 olympics with washington d.c. >>> security breach, the chinese army is tied to a massive cyber spying campaign, the critical u.s. secrets that may be at risk. >>> shopping, slapped, the man accused of assaulting a toddler on board an airplane finally responds to the allegations. >>> plus, the luck runs out for a pair of lottery winners when they nearly blow up their own home. >>> windy and cold weather headed our way. i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up next. >>> complete coverage continues with denise koch, vic carter, kai jackson, and first warning weather with bob turk and sports with mark viviano. it's wjz, maryland's news station. there is no mass-produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with d
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Feb 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
seal team six. but mark owen walks us through the most important counter- terrorism strike in u.s. history, including the moment that osama bin laden was killed. >> we both engaged him several more times, and then rolled off and then continued clearing the room. >> pelley: when you say you "engaged him," what do you mean? >> fired. >> pelley: you shot him? yeah. employee: ok great news. we can help people get term life insurance for as low as $16 a month. wha... what were you guys thinking? lucy: i think it should be five cents. charlie: yeah, it should be five cents. employee: we can't do five cents. lucy: it should be five cents. employee: everything can't be five cents. anncr: get term life insurance starting at $16 a month. call 1-888-metlife to apply and buy today. and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humi
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Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >>> and officials say the storm has caused at least four deaths in the u.s. so far. meanwhile, the winter storm continues to cause several days on the road and in the air and on the roadways for several travelers. wjz's rochelle ritchie has the latest. >> reporter: lucky for us, we didn't see any snow in baltimore. but the it's -- it's still causing a problem for people who are traveling out of our area. >> reporter: penn station travelers consider themselves lucky after dodging numerous cancellations and delays, due to the winter blizzard that piles on top of the northeast. >> i'm up here visiting my daughter autumn for her brirgtd. and i was -- although birthday. and i was really worried the trip up here would be canceled. >> reporter: everything between new york and boston is canceled. and bwi is also having its fair share of travel woes. >> i have a feeling i might be spending the night in the city. >> reporter: many keeping fingers crossed that they'll make it to their final destination. >> as of right now, it's still on time. >> reporter: bwi had 33 incoming flights canceled
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
home. soon, 66,000 u.s. troops will leave afghanistan and won't have to worry about another deployment. but are afghans ready to take charge? >>> smallest dog in the room turned out to be the biggest winner. we'll introduce you to the little champ. >>> i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. will we end this week with a nice warmup? i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. >>> here's today's cold, cough and flu report. >>> we have some rain, sleet and areas north of us, snow falling. how about your thursday? what will that bring us? bernadette has a look at that. >> obviously our report has turned to rain. but again, it will probably finish. that chance for a small, fleshy accumulation tonight before the storm gets out of here tomorrow. and it's going to leave us. we start out in the 30s. head into the afternoon, right back in the 40s. sunshine returning. and tomorrow evening, those temperatures start to drop. but only to the 30s. for the rest of the five-day, here's bob. >>> nice end to the week. 53 on friday. but saturday, a front comes through. maybe r
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm EST
says he is still waiting for the state police to complete its investigation. >>> a u.s. congressional delegation is in cuba now, working to free jailed u.s. contractor allen gross. the maryland man was arrested in december 2009 for setting up illegal internet connections as part of a u.s. democracy building program. the 62-year-old was sentenced to 15 years in prison in december 2011. they arrived in havana yesterday, on a two-day fact- finding mission that includes mission leaders and an expected meeting with gross. >>> police are investigating one of the biggest diamond heists in recent memory. in just minutes, millions of dollars in diamonds were stolen from a plane that was getting ready for takeoff. >> reporter: security at brussels international airport is increased, with concrete barriers now in place, around the fence, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men told -- stole an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a
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Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> harris is considered armed and dangerous. >>> afghanistan's president gives u.s. special forces 2 weeks to leave a key battleground. the deadline comes amid acquisitions that afghans working for u.s. troops tortured and killed innocent people. the decision could further complicate the talks between u.s. and afghanistan. >>> after the school tragedy in newtown, connecticut donations toys and gifts poured in from around the world. now more than 2 months after the deadly shooting families have a chance to take home some tokens of support. >> whether it's a race car or a pop star heartthrob -- >> justin bieber doll. >> it's christmas in february for the children of sandy hook in newtown lining up for a much deserved grab bag of gifts laid out for the taking. >> it's special that we're here and that everyone donated these for us. >> what happened was unprecedented. toys and presents by the truckload pouring into the community as outsiders did what they could to comfort those so close to tragedy. >> it's not just a toy it's everyone in the world wanting to be a part of the healing proce
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
five cube arn intelligence agents imprisoned in the u.s. >>> heated words today over the proposed gas tax. maryland house republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenues, not more taxes. senate president mike hiller responded by calling them neanderthals in terms of their thinking. the bill would put a 3% tax on a gallon of gas. miller's proposal would make it harder to use in other budget holes. >>> well, it sounds like a hollywood action film. but for police in belgium, the robbery of millions of dollars in diamonds from a plane is very real. venita neyer -- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> workerless placing concrete barriers at brussels international airport, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men snatched an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane, scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation at the airport has tan exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit ask run. ve
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
people in the u.s. gets als each year. o.j. happens to live in one of the places doing serious als research. the highly respected packard center at hopkins. >> o.j. has been a wonderful ambassador for als for years. >> reporter: o.j. has been able to raise awareness. now, he has given packard $25 million. >> this is an exciting initiative, pioneered by dr. dan doctorov. >> reporter: this will allow them to better collaborate and develop therapies. such therapy may be too late for o.j. he has already lived longer than most als patients. but it could help those who are not even aware that this debilitating disease is in their future. mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. >> unlike the research being given to hopkins, o.j.'s foundation helps to fund the needs of individual a.l.s. patients. >>> time for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. 12 things to help you survive the last month of winter. reviews of this week's new movies. >>> and reports from the orioles spring camp in sunny sarasota. for these stories and more, read tomo
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
president will make room in his speech and plans to announce 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan by this time next year. president obama is expected to speak about new gun laws with many victims of gun violence in chamber. some of the victims stood at a senate hearing earlier today and will join their lawmakers as guests. many lawmakers remain opposed to high capacity magazines. >> in my view tripping the constitutional rights of law- abiding citizens does nothing to prevent criminals from carrying out violence crimes. >> with congress so divided. the president will hit the road after his speech to take his agenda directly to the american people. on capital hill, sioux an mcginn is, "wjz" "eyewitness news." >> >> you can watch tonight's state of the union address right here on "wjz" 13. our coverage begins tonight at 9:00. >>> talking a live look outside. gorgeous day, big change from the clouds and rain, how long is this going to last? that complete coverage for you, marty bass and bernadette woods in the weather center. >> we comfortable. 49 degrees in baltimore, 50
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
discovered. today u.s. marshals in la pal ma california, searched the home of his mother. police remain on high alert in los angeles. dorner targeted several officers in a manifesto posted on his facebook page. he boasted he could outsmart pursuers. he wrote "i will utilize every bit of small arms training demolition ordnance and survival training i've been giving." if dorner is somewhere around here, he may need those survival skills scott. we're expecting several more inches of snow and the temperatures here are already in the low 20s. >> pelley: ben, thank you. correspondent john miller is a former senior commander in the l.a.p.d.. john, why did he go to big bear? >> well, he didn't go there by accident. that's not a road you make a wrong turn on. if you're going to go up that mountain it's because you intend to. there's one way in and one way out. i've been there many times. he didn't end where he wanted to. it appears he broke the axle on that truck. his family had property up there before. he's familiar with that area if when he was young sore it may be that he intended to break i
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Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
wear a lot of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service® no business too small. [ tylenol bottle ] nyquil what are you doing? [ nyquil bottle ] just reading your label. wait...you relieve nasal congestion? sure don't you? [ nyquil bottle ] dude! [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. >> mason: one of the passengers from the carnival "triumph" says she never wants to hear the word cruise again. the ordeal ended late last night when the disabled cruise ship was towed to mobile, alabama. tonight, more than 4,000 passengers and crew are safe. anna werner reports on what comes next. >> reporter: the 13-story high 100,000 ton carnival "triumph" sits in a mobile shipyard tonight. investigators are trying to find out how and why the engine fire began that left the ship without power. coast guard marine investigator patrick cutty spoke to cbs news by phone after seeing the damaged engine room. >> . >> reporter: eight days after what was supposed to be a four-day cruise to mexico passengers che
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
rain and snow, but not on saturdays. the u.s. postal service is dropping saturday letter deliveries to save billions. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. fresh pain at the pump. american drivers see a steep jump in gas prices: up 15 cents a gallon in the past week alone. >> susie: and the federal reserve says it's been hit, by cyber hackers. we look at u.s. businesses and just how safe their networks are. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the u.s. postal service says this summer it will stop delivering mail on saturdays, ending a service that began 150 years ago. cutting back to a five-day a week schedule will save $2- billion. the post office has been losing about $20 million a day, as e- mail useage ramps up and mail volume plunges. congress has required the post office to deliver six days a week, but the postmaster general believes there is a loophole in the law that will allow him to make the change. darren gersh reports on the business fallout. >> reporter: first class mail is the postal service's most profitable product. it is also a business that is disappearing at the ra
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
. kerry said monday the u.s. is determined not to leave syrian rebels "dangling in the wind." >>> when pope benedict officials steps down thursday he'll take on a new title. the vatican announced this morning benedict will be called emeritus pope and will continue to wear white. 115 cardinals are expected to vote for his successor. britain's highest ranking catholic leader will not be taking part. in one of his final acts, the pope changed the rules of the meeting. allen pizzey is in vatican city. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the newest guessing game here is how soon the conclave will begin. by both law and tradition, the cardinals can't talk openly about it until one day after benedict officially leaves office. the cardinals want to get on with the job of choosing a new pope as soon as possible according to a well-placed vatican source. a major issue plaguing them will be the sex abuse scandals. but they must be dealt with in the view of cardinal james stafford, who is too old to vote in the conclave. >> if it mean to be despised which many of us it does mean then we accep
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
it can be. it doesn't mean that there is no crime here. >> a major milestone for the u.s. military in afghanistan. for the first time since 2007 more than 30 days has passed with no american military deaths. >> meanwhile just eight days away from the automatic and dramatic budget cuts known as the sequester. >> how can there be cuts to the military. >> on our civilians, it will be catastrophic. >>> lance armstrong is refusing to reveal what he knows about doping. the cyclist will not be interviewed under oath. >>> they could become the latest high-tech craze. >> the new google glasses that allow you to snap photos with the blink of an eye. >>> this survivor dug out of the snow after an avalanche in colorado. >>> all that -- >> the second obama term is starting out with bangor two. >> michelle obama's formal portrait. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show?" when did that happen? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911 because she needed cigarettes. >>
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
among about 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds oh of taliban fighters in 2009. officials say he risked his life to lead overs to safety and recovered the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in today's health watch researchers are examining a new pill that may be able to slim down your waistline. it reverses obesity and diabetes. it's been used the treat canker sores in the u.s.. it was tested on mice. researchers say more study is needed. >>> a new study out today confirms what we've known for some time. americans are eating too much salt. many prepackaged foods are now getting healthier. >> arnold tries to keep salt out of his diet but facts should be apparent not easy. >> when i go in the super market i look at the package and is sodium. if the sodium is high i don't buy the food. >> packaged and restaurant foods are to blame for 80% of the salts in our diet. 21 food companies joined leaders in new york city to announce they lowered salt in their products. >> the efforts they've made to reduce salt are going to have a big impact on public health. >> most people consume a tea
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Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
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Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
: teachers say one reason the u.s. may lag behind is that they start early, teaching the subjects to younger students. >> if we can provide a wide range of opportunities from ap courses down to, perhaps, you know, on site or school-based research experiences, to give students more hands-on opportunities. and really to let them see beyond the taxbooks. >> reporter: and make-- textbooks. and make it a tool for life. i'm gigi barnett, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, compared to other nations, american students ranked 25th in math subjects. and 17t in science and technology courses. >>> time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. a columbia mom is using facebook to gather support for her son, who is a victim of cyber bullying. >>> the oscar made a stop at the inner harbor. and a local woman got an unexpected gift of tickets to the academy awards. >>> johns hopkins' season opener against sienna. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. >>> s
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Feb 10, 2013 11:30pm EST
. >> reporter: u.s. oil production is the highest in years there's not enough working refineries and growing demand for oil in china are huge factors. >> the price spike at the pump is the result of crude oil prices that are trading around the 95 to $97 barrel range. that's about 10% a barrel more than mid-december. >> reporter: many drivers say it's a wake-up call. >> the more expensive gas is the more interest people have of not using much. >> reporter: the average house hold had spend $3,000 on gas heen this year. that's 4% of their income. . >> an example of growing demand, the number of cars in china has tripled in the last few years. >> performances dominated the grammy awards. some of the acts wowed the crowd along with one big comeback performance. . [ singing ]. >> taylor swift kicked off the night's performances, adele took home the first award for best pop solo performance. miranda lambert, and kelly clarkson paid tribute to patty paige. >> facebook was full of comments, good bad indifferent. >>> the blast and fire that kills a worker in texas. >>> deadly drill the crew of
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Feb 15, 2013 4:30am EST
president obama's response to the raid on the u.s. mission in libya. the president says they are playing politics with national security. >>> well, straight ahead, kangaroo course. a troupe of roos take over the fairway at the australian open. ooooo my father loves coffee drinks coffee every day, but, but makes coffee so wrong. i think he puts like maybe two tablespoons in the whole pot so it just tastes like water. and i keep trying to tell him dad, you have to put more coffee in here, but it doesn't work. so with blonde, i think he gets the flavor that he likes so he feels more comfortable putting the appropriate amount of coffee in the thing. he does, jerry likes it light. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> here's a look at flat from >>> here's a look at flat from some cities around the country. new york, part employ sunny victory breezy, 50 the high. miami should expect some thunderstorms. chicago it will be snow showers. dallas, sunny, 53, l.a., 50 dallas, partly sunny 53. l.a., sunny, 80 degrees. >>> relishing a deal with heinz ketchup and another piece of the trump empire sold for a bargain pric
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Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >>> deadly storms, a massive blizzard claims the lives of several in the u.s. tonight the after math and clean up only beginning in the northeast. >>> just huge piles of snow, good evening everyone and thank for joining us i'm adam may. that storm dumps a record amount of snow and millions of people are digging out from several feet. marley hall has the latest from are hartford connecticut. >> reporter: road crews are working around the clock to clear streets, several states have lifted travel bans and airports are reopening, but it's taking a lot of work. >> everything's crazy since last night. >> reporter: a massive winter storm dumped more than 3 feet of snow in some places. new york's long island was one of the hardest hit. the heavy wet snow was too much for this home. >> i was out shoveling the walk and i looked over and i saw the roof begin to collapse. >> reporter: and firefighters had to rescue dozens of people trapped on local roadways all night! put on the three layers of clothing i brought and put some blankets over me and went to sleep. >> reporter: in massachusetts
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Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
, wjz eyewitness news. >>> 11 deaths in the u.s. are being blamed on the storm. three more people have died in canada. here in maryland it's a different scene. let's take a live look outside. it's a sunny day. meteorologist bernadette woods is live with an updated look at t warning live doppler radar. it was so nice to see that sun today. felt like we haven't seen it forever. >> it was beautiful out there. and temperatures starting to creep up closer to average around the region today but that's going to change tomorrow because of the next storm system moving our way. temperatures starting to drop somewhat. 37 degrees in baltimore. 40s in the west and 40s to the south. we're not going to drop all that much tonight. at the same time a new storm comes our way and notice in garrett county and along the maryland border there a freezing rain advisory is going to go into effect in the overnight hours and because of this storm system right here. it's coming from the south with warmer air and when it arrives it is going to be in the form of rain for most of maryland and temperatures getting in
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
morning. 55 is your average on the beltway. 795 pretty empty at franklin. same goes for 70 at u.s. 29. this traffic report is brought to you by bill's carpet. call 877-75-bills. >>> maryland state police are searching for answers this morning after a college student was killed in front of his friends and family. 21-year-old edmond aaron st. clair was stabbed on the campus of the university of maryland eastern shore dying at the hospital, after an altercation between two groups of people. police are searching for three young men. >>> another murdered university of maryland student was remembered this weekend. more than 100 people attended a memorial service for 22-year-old stephan rane. police say he was shot and killed by his off campus house mate dayvon green tuesday morning. another student was also wounded that morning. green then died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> a hagerstown man is waking up behind bars after a teenager is stabbed inside his home. police say 38-year-old generette dixon surrendered after a stand half. neighbors saw a woman running from his house with a
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Feb 23, 2013 6:30pm EST
authorities in the 1980s. as america's senior cardinal, mahony will landlord the u.s. delegation to rome. he's. actively tweeght about his upcoming trip. just a few short hours before my departer from rome. will be tweeting, except from the conclave itself. that sweet has been met by more negatively cops qepss. >> i pray you skip the conclave since you protect child rapist. so far, mahony has not responded to those crbs on twitter. magalie laguerre-wilkinson, cbs news, new york. >> axelrod: now to india and a protest demanding justice after the rape and murder of three young sisters. the streets were packed today in a state in western india. three sisters, age 5 9 and 11, strped nearly two weeks ago. their bodies were found in a well. police first insisted it was an accident then autopsy confirms girls had been sexually assaulted. a british newspaper is reporting tonight that oscar pistorius wants to reach out to the family of the girlfriend he admits shooting and kill. pistorius is out on bail and staying at his uncle's house. the "guardian" newspaper quote the uncle, arnold pistor
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Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
an hour and do more to keep jobs in the u.s. >> what i'm proposing is that we reform our tax code, stop rewarding businesses that ship jobs overseas, reward companies that are creating jobs right here in the united states of america. [ applause ] that makes sense. [ applause ] >> and republicans say they're all for creating jobs as well. but they say the president's proposals don't go far enough and do enough. back to you. >> okay, mary. thank you. >>> hear from a maryland family who attended the state of the union address, coming up at 6:30. >>> catholics packed st. peter's basilica in vatican city. and lined up outside to watch as pope benedict celebrated has final ash wednesday mass as pope. he will retire in less than two weeks. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from the vatican. >> reporter: thousands of faithful gave pope benedict xvi a long ovation near the end of ash wednesday mass. the applause only stopped when the pontiff said thank you, let's return to prayer. the 85-year-old holy father looked tired at times during the lengthy mass. he was wheeled down the center ai
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
has the latest from wjz from the port of mobile, alabama. >>> to a shipyard friday. the u.s. coast guard and national transportation safety board. triumph may be moved to the bahamas for cleanup and repair because. >> it is almost like returning to the scene of the crime. >> reporter: after a hot shower, she returns home to texas. she said enduring the squalor conditions on the ship was life changing. >> made us appreciate things we have, electricity, flushing toilets, running water. >> reporter: after the ship finally docked last night, passengers were busied. many took charter flights home. >> some passengers are complaining that carnival's response to the emergency was slow and inadequate. but triumph's on-board crewmembers are getting high praise. >> they had to walk around with rubber gloves, gas masks and pick up these potty bags. >> they always had this smile on their face. they helped you, no matter what. >> reporter: one thing passengers disagreed on is whether to take up carnival's offer for a discounted cruise again. >> are you ready to do it again? >> yes. because surel
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
. tv. but also about what types of shows they're watching. >> reporter: in the second study, u.s. researchers found preschool-aged children, can imitate what they see on tv. >> a lot of children's programming, even though it's children's programming, still shows a lot of violence. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics suggests children older than 2, should watch less than two hours of tv a day. and that kids younger than 2 shouldn't watch any tv at all. >> reporter: the walshes have strained their children so they know what not to watch. >> they all shouted at the same time, we're not allowed to watch that. >> if you want to be a pirate. >> reporter: they also limit tv time during the week. and make sure their children spend most of their time outside. staying active. in salisbury mills, new york, ve vinita nair, wjz eyewitness news. >> in addition to anti-social behavior, researchers found that excess television viewing in children increase the risk of criminal conviction later in life. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. immigration in the spotlight. president
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Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
super bowl here in the u.s. now he has his second ring as well. >> he's an inspiration to all of us. >> yeah, he really is. >>> we're looking at a day where -- you know, you haired new york -- you heard new york mayor bloomberg talk about staying inside. we don't have the problems they have but still maybe a da i -- maybe a day to stay inside. with the temperature at 29 we are looking at a windchill down in the low 20s to upper teens. that is what you're dealing with if you're out and about this morning. 55% humidity. the barometer is now climbing as high pressure is building in, 30.07. 20 oakland easton 34 is our temperature. around the immediate area, 25 in westminster, 29 columbia and in rock hall, 31 annapolis and 3 is on kent island. here are the winds that you've been hearing roaring through your neighborhood and whipping past your windows for the last several hours. sustained winds at 23 miles per hour around the beltway. 28 up towards elkin 29 down in dc. the gusts over the last hour have been reported up around 30 to 40 miles per hour down towards dc. 43 mile per hour wind
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
washington. a suicide bomber strikes the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing two and injuring many more. as he tries to make his way into the building. saying good-bye to the secretary. hillary clinton bids farewell to the state department after four years at the helm. >> i hope that you will continue to make yourselves, make me and make our country proud. thank you all and god bless you. >> and seven years after hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon, a suicide bomber got to
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Feb 9, 2013 8:00am EST
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00am EST
tailors to the pope make three sizes. a recent poll shows u.s. catholics are 50% divided on what they'd like to see the pope do. 51% said they i'd like to maintain catholic tradition. 46% said they'd like to see some change, especially in the areas of married priests and the areas of homosexuality. >>> the billboard 100 has a new number one song this week and it's shaking up the music industry, so to speak, thanks to a video that's gone viral. it's called "harlem shake" and holds hits from artists like taylor swift and rihanna. >> reporter: korean sensation psy's hit "gang name style" became a global sensation when it went viral on youtube. youtube has altered the music industry. now it's changing billboard's top 100 charts. >> you've got to change with the way people use, consume, interact with music changes. that's what it's about. >> joe levy is the head of billboard, the internet bible. >> reporter: it's changed with who's on top. >> that's right. the effect is instant and if you look a this week's chart you kl see why we did it. >> reporter: harlem's song rose harlem shake r
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
, we explore the legal and other issues surrounding the u.s. policy. >> ifill: then, federal and state governments sue a credit ratings agency it says gave good ratings to bad mortgage investments. >> brown: ray suarez looks at president obama's use of campaign-style events to push his legislative agenda. >> ifill: hari sreenivsan examines a million-dollar match fixing scandal shaking the world of international soccer. >> brown: and playing with the enemy: we have the story of an orchestra of israelis and arabs coming together for music, and maybe more. >> the only way that we can achieve anything that is remotely related to peace is if we sit together and talk or if we at least try to. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> sailing through the heart of historic landscapes you see things differently. you get close to iconic landmarks, to local life, to cultural treasures. it's a feeling that only the river can give you. these are journeys that change your perspective on the world and perhaps even yourself. viking
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Feb 2, 2013 6:00am EST
behalf of the united states. when things collapsed and the u.s. pulled out most of the hmong were left behind. now they're able to immigrate to the united states. there are about a quarter-million hmong in america. you're learning from them, as well. oh, so much, it's unbelievable. you told me that you work with an interpreter. yes. every thursday you work with them together at the women's center. it's in madison, wisconsin. it's a day program. the women who come there are so creative. they take the supplies that i'm able to offer them and they re-create. this is a very traditional hmong cross stitch block. she's added things that we have taught and experimented with in terms of appliqué. little little stitching. this is very western but at the same time very hmong this particular pattern. the combination of fabrics is fascinating. it's stunning. they use whatever they have. every thursday you teach but then it's reciprocal. i am invited for lunch. we have a delightful lunch. what a wonderful way to teach, martha. thanks for sharing these beautiful works of art. you can see that creat
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm EST
endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the pofl service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit as lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team and now the justice department wants that money back and could seek total damages approaching $100 million. the lawsuit, first filed by armstrong's former teammate floyd landis in 2010, claims the team knowingly caused the united states postal service agreements to be violated by regularly employing banned substances and methods to enhance their performance. that charge brought strong denials from armstrong at the time. >> he's got no proof. it's his word versus ours. >> reporter: but in 2011, another teammate, tyler hamilon, told "60 minutes" armstrong did used banned substances, including th
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
called the test highly provocative and said it threatens u.s. security and international peace. lucy craft is in tokyo with more this morning. good morning, lucy. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the u.n. security council is going to be holding an emergency session today on measures to deal with the north korean nuclear test. and here in japan, prime minister abe, of course, coming out strongly condemning this as a provocative act. he's called on his advisers to come up with possible unilateral sanctions that japan can't oppose. it was only two months ago that a missile was fired from north korea. it went over part of southern japan. so the concern is that this latest test moves north korea closer toward creating a nuclear weapon. hours after the underground blast was detected, north korea's government said it was the result of a detonation of a miniaturized nuclear device. the test was in direct violation of the u.n. security council's orders for the north to shut down its nuclear program, and it could signal a major step forward for north korea's nuclear program. >> as a reas
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm EST
, the u.s. embassy in lima, where the couple was last seen, issued a security warning for americans, saying that a criminal organization may be planning to kidnap u.s. citizens. >>> wall street bounces back a little today. [ stock bells ringing ] >> the markets were not able to wipe out monday's losses. the dow was up 16. s&p up 9. nasdaq up 13. >>> let's go to new york, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: jp morgan chase is cutting 4,000 jobs or about 1 1/2% of its work force. that's on top of the 1200 jobs the bank shed last year. the cuts will mostly in from the consumer banking and mortgages division. jp morgan is just the latest to shrink its staff. goldman sachs and others all trimmed jobs in 2012. better than expected earnings in home depot and macy's, helped stocks bounce back from their biggest sell-off in months. the fed's low-interest policies are giving support to an economy suffering with high unemployment. bernanke also warned that the economic recovery could be derailed if billions in automatic spending cuts are allowed to go
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Feb 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
developed by israel, with hundreds of millions of dollars of support from u.s. taxpayers. it's been called a game-changer that might relieve military pressure on israel and make it easier to achieve peace in the middle east, and that was something we decided we had to see for ourselves. ( siren blaring ) ( people screaming ) over the past 11 years, more than 15,000 rockets and mortars have been fired at israel by hezbollah in lebanon, and by hamas in the gaza strip. until recently, the only thing israeli civilians could do was run for cover. but in the latest round of fighting between israel and hamas late last year, some people stopped running and tried to get some good pictures, because this time, when hamas fired rockets from gaza at israeli cities, iron dome fired missiles to intercept them in the sky before they could do any damage on the ground. you're looking at an iron dome missile on its way. you can't see the hamas rocket it's going after, but watch how the missile will adjust its course to get close to the hamas rocket and blow it up. at night, the images of iron dome are
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Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
says the total staff capacity was 1,100. you add those up, those don't make it to 4,200. >> the u.s. coast guard is leading the u.s. part of the investigation. final decisions about the cause of the blaze and the repairs that are necessary will be made by the bahamas. >> carnival is offering $500 cash a full refund and discounts on future cruises. >> they can have whatever they're offering it and keep it. >> after docking last night some passengers boarded buses to texas and louisiana. a bus headed for new orleans broke down. >> carnival has canceled the triumph's next 12 cruises and the company now admits that ship had mechanical problems weeks before the engine fire. >>> we're enjoying another day of warm weather weather. the sun is up shaping up to be a beautiful afternoon. is some snow on the way? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. marty and tim williams are updating conditions. >> there's another system headed our way. we'll talk bt -- about it here in just a few moments. a little system of development is going to set up shop offshore and then it will make its way
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Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
: and by the u.s. military. and not just trained. i mean, he has certifications in intelligence counter-intelligence. that'slet trade craft for being a spy for someone who wants to fly under the radar or disappear or change their identity. he has been trained in heavy weapons. he has been deployed in war zones. he has been trained in urban warfare tactics and after that going through the l.a.p.d. academy he was certainly trained in all the tactics training and procedure of the l.a.p.d., so he knows how they work, too. it makes him formidable. >> pelley: how do they go after him then. >> reporter: this is a very interesting case. essentially he turned their role inside out. he has taken the hunters and made them part of the hunted. there are special assets, some of which used to come under my command like the special investigations section and these are guys who are highly trained surveillance experts. they can disappear into a neighborhood but they're also heavily armed trained marksmen and very tactically sufficient. they'll pull out all the stops and put their best people on i
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Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm EST
and his team, owe more than $30 million, in sponsorship money. the u.s. postal service paid lance armstrong millions to wear its logo. now the government wants that money back. the justice apartment accuses the cyclist of defrauding the postal service. the cyclist denied drug accusations when he road for the postal team but last month he admitted to oprah winfrey he doped his way through seven titles. >> i have used this situation as one big lie i repeated a lot of times. >> reporter: he was in settlement negotiations with government lawyers but talks broke down because the two sides were tens of millions of dollars apart. in a statement the justice department says and i quote lance armstrong and his team took more than 30 million from the u.s. postal service based on their contractual promise to play fair and abide by the rules including those rules against doping. but armstrong's attorneys say their client's drug use did not damage the postal agency and may have benefited it by $100 million. armstrong said he will not talk to u.s. anti doping officials. >>> one of baltimore's fa
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Feb 19, 2013 4:30am EST
companies could announce the merger as early as this week. officemax has stores mostly in the u.s. and canada, and office depot in the u.s. and mexico. if they did combine, they would close several stores but still wouldn't be as large as staples. representatives from both companies declined to talk about the merger. >>> the supreme court will hear a high-stakes fight over genetically altered seeds today. vernon bowman, a 75-year-old farmer from indiana, is fighting agri-giant monsanto. he replanted some of their super weed-resistant soybean seeds, and monsanto sued him for patent infringement. bowman's lawyers say because he bought the seeds, he can do whatever he wants with them. >>> burger king's twitter account had a bad day. someone hacked into it at about noon monday, posting a tweet that said burger king had just been sold to mcdonald's and put up a logo of the golden arches. the account was suspended for a few hours. so far the hacker has not been identified. >>> 50 years after camelot, personal items from president john f. kennedy were auctioned off monday. his bomber jacket s
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